Evidence: Evidence Cases from 2020


S.C. Supreme Court


State v. Reyes


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/competency-vs-credibility


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/how-should-judge-rule-on-evidence-in-front-of-jury-in-a-most-formal-way


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/scre-601-competency-hearings


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/the-state-bolstering-first-person-questions


State v. Prather


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/s-c-supreme-court-case-expert-testimony-confrontation-clause-hearsay


State v. Simmons


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/intent-of-the-question-opening-the-door-designed-to-elicit-or-answer-was-gratuitously-given


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/open-door-doctrine-response-must-be-proportional


State v. Durant


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/another-404-b-case


State v. Perry


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/rule-404-b-common-scheme-or-plan-logical-connection-test-not-similarity-test


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/state-v-wallace-takes-its-final-blow


State v. Cotton


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/one-more-404-b-case


State v. Williams


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/an-example-of-why-the-application-of-the-rules-of-evidence-is-difficult


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/follow-up-opening-the-door-and-proportionality


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/rule-403-probative-value-and-unfair-prejudice


Ethier v. Fairfield


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/juror-misconduct-and-rule-of-evidence-606


State v. Phillips


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/scre-702-daubert-council-hearing


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/is-the-evidence-probative-under-403-consider-this-question


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/scre-403-unfair-prejudice-is-separate-analysis-from-confusion-and-misleading


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/what-is-unfair-prejudice-under-403


SC Human Affairs Commission v. Yang


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/scre-408-offers-to-compromise


Builders Mutual Insurance Company


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/scre-411-liability-insurance


State v. Washington


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/prior-inconsistent-statement-613-801-are-intertwined


Sanders v. SCDMV


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/hearsay-scre-701-and-statutory-interpretation



S.C. Court of Appeals


State v. Heyward


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/identification-and-hearsay


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/scre-401-relevance-a-low-bar-but-still-has-to-be-cleared


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/admissibility-of-autopsy-photos-scre-403


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/using-an-alias-on-an-indictment-and-other-surplusage-on-an-indictment


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/authenticating-fingerprints-scre-901


State v. Washington


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/police-interviews-and-hearsay


Whitesell v. Whitesell


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/cross-and-re-cross-are-in-the-discretion-of-the-trial-judge


State v. Hopkins


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/all-evidence-is-meant-to-be-prejudicial-it-is-only-unfair-prejudice-which-must-be-avoided


State v. Gibbs


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/expert-opinion-and-lay-opinion-is-still-a-fine-line


Turner v. Thomas


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/facebook-post-can-be-state-of-mind


State v. Franks


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/is-the-scientific-expert-evidence-reliable


State v. Bell


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/why-prior-bad-acts-propensity-is-usually-not-allowed-in-scre-404


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/no-distinction-between-prior-bad-acts-and-beliefs-of-prior-bad-acts


State v. Tallent


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/more-definitions-of-unfair-prejudice-under-403


State v. Adams


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/out-of-court-statements-in-csc-cases


State v. Walker


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/remember-to-preserve-your-objection-under-scre-103


Turner v. Medical University of South Carolina


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/best-evidence-rule-when-does-it-apply


State v. Warner


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/expert-testimony-and-csli-rule-702-and-cell-site-location-information


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/cross-referencing-the-rules-of-evidence


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/rule-1006-summaries-an-exception-to-the-best-evidence-rule-scre-1002


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/neil-v-biggers-pretrial-identification-procedure


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/south-carolina-and-the-daubert-standard-extraordinary-similar


Carter v. Bryant


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/unhelpfulness-and-expert-opinions


https://www.everydayevidence.org/post/expert-testimony-on-law